Broncos Left Tackle Suffers Broken Leg

The Denver Broncos offense has gotten off to a rough start in the 2022 regular season, and it will have yet another problem on its hands for the foreseeable future. According to Mike Klis of Denver's 9News, left tackle will miss extensive time with a broken leg. Bolles went down with a frightening leg injury in the fourth quarter of the Broncos' 12-9 overtime loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday Night Football. He was replaced in the lineup by Calvin Anderson. Anderson has appeared in 32 games with the Broncos since joining them as an undrafted free agent in 2020, including five starts. Bolles joined the Broncos as their 20th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. He has been a dependable, effective pass blocker for the team ever since, starting 82 of a possible 86 games. He signed a massive four-year, $68 million extension during an exceptional 2020 season in which he earned an elite 90.6 overall grade from Pro Football Focus.

The Broncos have struggled through five weeks of the regular season, ranking 31st in scoring and yards gained per game. Bolles' unavailability will hinder them all the more. 

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